Self-drive through Namibia and Botswana – the details

This post is mostly so that we can remember how we did things next time we plan a trip like this. But it might be useful to someone planning something similar or interesting if you like the practical stuff. It contains some detail on our equipment and our final detailed itinerary as well as an…… Continue reading Self-drive through Namibia and Botswana – the details

5 tips for gourmet camping

1. Single use sachets Sachets are compact, light and easy to pack and dispose of. Single use sachets save you from having to store open ingredients and protect them from moisture and bugs. They are also easy ways to pack small quantities. We found an amazing variety of them, including: – Thai curry paste (not…… Continue reading 5 tips for gourmet camping

Local is Lekker part 2

Blogged by Anne The second part of our “local is lekker” itinerary kicked off with Bruce and Zara’s Natal Midlands wedding. We love the Midlands, which are rolling English-country-style hills in the foothills of the Drakensberg, but don’t go there often enough because the drive from Joburg is just too long (4.5 hours) to be…… Continue reading Local is Lekker part 2